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The Pernicious Effect of the Hourly Rate on Client/Counsel Relations

Time-based billing, which usually appears as one or more hourly rates in law firms' bills to their corporate clients, leads to multiple issues, many of which adversely impact the relationship between firms and their corporate clients. Understanding those impacts can enable both firms and clients to address multiple issues that have vexed them for years.